Tag Archives: Drag Racing
Posted on 24. Apr, 2013 by Matt.
After a long winter, spring has finally arrived and everyone on the Gotta Have Builds team was excited to finally be able to get Gotta Have It Race down to the track for some much needed quarter mile therapy. On Saturday, April 20, JLP Performance’s Ford Shootout became the first drag racing event of the year. [...]
Posted on 28. Nov, 2012 by Matt.
Despite the assertion that Gotta Have It Race was done for the year, Bill and the Gotta Have Builds team were determined to see if it had a little more in it and could hit the 11.20s, if everything could go just right. Bill and Steve headed to chilly Cecil County Dragway on Saturday morning, [...]
Posted on 16. Nov, 2012 by Matt.
One week ago, we posed the question “How Fast will Gotta Have It Race run at the ABM Nats?” and received a huge response from our followers on Facebook and Google Plus on what MPH Gotta Have It Race would hit during one of its last times out for the 2012 race season. Our last blog shared [...]
Posted on 07. Nov, 2012 by Matt.
The Gotta Have Builds team has learned a lot about Gotta Have It Race during the last few outings and feels they are headed in the right direction, and ready for this weekend’s final race of the year! Before the 5.0 Shootout at Maryland International Raceway in late September, the team added a new Ford Racing [...]
Posted on 01. Nov, 2012 by Matt.
If your 2011-2013 Mustang is starting to hit the mid-11s on the drag strip, pay attention to this installation! The safety rules for NHRA require that any car that is running 11.49 or faster, or any car running slicks full time, have a drive shaft safety loop that will keep the drive shaft in the [...]
Posted on 24. Oct, 2012 by Matt.
Congratulations to our own Bill Tumas, who, with Gotta Have It Race, is featured as the cover article in the December 2012 issue of Race Pages! Race Pages is the official magazine of the NMRA Keystone Automotive Ford Nationals series, which is the series that the entire Gotta Have Builds team ran in this summer. Bill [...]
Posted on 16. Oct, 2012 by Matt.
As the days get shorter and the weather gets cooler, the racing season is rapidly coming to a close. With this in mind, the Gotta Have Builds team wanted to make sure that they took Gotta Have It Race and Gotta Have It Street up to Beaver Springs at least one more time for some racing! [...]
Posted on 12. Oct, 2012 by Matt.
The weekend of October 4th-7th was the final event of the 2012 NMRA season, so the Gotta Have Builds team loaded up Gotta Have It Race and made the 12 hour trip to Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky for the 14th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA World Finals. Various members of the Gotta Have [...]
Posted on 07. Sep, 2012 by Matt.
After last Friday’s race at Beaver Springs Dragway, Gotta Have It Race and Gotta Have It Street were ready to do some more racing! With the NMRA’s 6th event on the horizon for Labor Day Weekend, the Gotta Have Builds team headed to the National Trail Raceway in Ohio to race in the Roush Super [...]